The Central Bank Of Nigeria, CBN has refuted claims that the Governor of the bank, Godwin
Emefiele has been fired and askef to proceed on a compulsory leave by the Nigerian Government.
On Monday, the Nigerian media was awash with reports of Emefiele’s Sack with many making wild guesses about the government’s
reasons for making such a decision just barely a week after its Presidential Elections.
However, in a telephone conversation, the Spokesman of the apex bank, Isaac Okoroafor
debunked the rumour saying that the governor was in his office carrying out his daily duties.
He said; “I don’t understand what you mean, as I speak to you, the CBN governor (Emefiele)
is in his office performing his duties”.
Earlier Godwin Emefiele, was allegedly asked to proceed on Compulsory leave ahead of expiration of his tenure.
Emefiele was said to have received a letter to the effect on Monday.